Category Archives: Bikes

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Riding the Tiger: Panigale 1199S

Kneel on a rug with your hands on the ground in front of your shoulders. Now imagine the rug to be a low-flying magic carpet, responding to your demands at the speed of thought, where faster […]

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Multistrada 1200S 4/4: Faults, Foibles & Thoughts

The fourth and final part of my full, three-months-on, review of my Multistrada 1200S Touring.

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Multistrada 1200S 3/4: The Alternatives

The third part of my full, three-months-on, review of my Multistrada 1200S Touring.

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Multistrada 1200S 2/4: What’s It All About?

Part two of my full, three-months-on, review of my Multistrada 1200S Touring.

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Multistrada 1200S 1/4: Brave New World

Being the first part of my full, three-months-on, review of my Multistrada 1200S Touring.

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Plus Ça Change (Tweaking Part II)

Now here’s a suprise: The new Multistrada isn’t *quite* perfect. Here’s why…

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Tweaking (Part I)

I’ve found a non-trivial issue with the stock suspension settings on the Multistrada 1200S. For ‘non-trivial’ read, “Factory cock-up”.

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Gravity 1: Multistrada 0.

There’s been much speculation about the cost of dropping a Multistrada off-road. Here’s the answer…

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Nothing for Years…

After years in the doldrums, the Sports Tourer market has perked up noticeably, with the launch of the Ducati Multistrada 1200 and the long-awaited Honda VFR1200. Similar market, similar capacities, but only one will do what it says on the box.

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“Honey, I Spent The Aga Budget…”

First impressions of the Ducati Monster S4R as supporting act and of the 1098S as the main event.

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